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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... define how vital the fertilizer application is in the upcoming year. Using the soil test value, we can ... increasing rapidly. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has tracked bi-weekly fertilizer prices in ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    Glen Arnold, Manure Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Due to the ... increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... and organic matter in pen-pack manure are an excellent addition to farm fields. The most common types ...

  3. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    Veal Quality Assurance training. The first module of this training involved understanding antibiotics ... disease, as pertaining to calves. Fun fact, a “disease symptom” is something you are personally feeling, ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

  4. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    education training in order to stay certified. One part of this training can be doing site visits. Unlike ... milk tanks, or bulk fertilizer tanks? These are all areas that can be a hazardous on the farm and can ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  6. Franklin County 4-H educator teaches youth agriscience

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/november-2021/franklin-county-4-h-educator-teaches-youth-agriscience

    agriscience in the city. Here are some highlights: Careers in Agriculture SPIN Club: Materials and project ... students worked through the “Here, There, Ag Careers are Everywhere!” project book and explored careers in ... Highland Youth Garden Fall Fest, 4-H goodies were distributed while educating kids about animal ...

  7. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  8. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    AgrAbility invites you to join us in celebrating 30 years of AgrAbility!  In October AgrAbility projects will ... join us and learn more about Ohio AgrAbility. AgrAbility is a national program, funded by the United ... be on Facebook and Twitter posting stories, videos and resources about the farmers, staff, ...

  9. Faces of Ohio

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/november-2021/faces-ohio

    Ohio 4-H alumni have wonderful stories to share about their personal and professional lives, as ... curricula into AC's educational programming and helped train other employees to deliver those ... showed me that despite the fact that I was no longer ‘ youth,’ I would still have this 4-H family.” Now ...

  10. Crafters and Quilters Wanted!

    https://ohio4h.org/news/crafters-and-quilters-wanted

    JOANN is looking for 4-H'ers or alumni to create a project for three special initiatives in ... creating simple projects that others can recreate. If your project is selected it may be shared in JOANN ...

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